Tuesday, July 28, 2020¶
Worked on developer guide and getlino¶
Ismail continues to get started and sends many error reports.
I reviewed the installation instructions for both developers and contributors (Installing a Lino developer environment and Setting up a Lino contributor environment). I also started to review Instructions for translators.
While doing so, I found several bugs in getlino that explain many of the problems Ismail had.
For example the bug that caused the following problem:
File "/.../lino_local/first/settings.py", line 16 use_linod = ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Another bug was that getlino startsite didn’t set DEBUG to True on localhost (which then caused error messages like “You may need to add ‘127.0.0.1’ to ALLOWED_HOSTS”, missing SECRET_KEY etc.
These bugs will be fixed in the next getlino version. I didn’t yet release getlino to PyPI because my work on the test suite isn’t finished.
Inserting templates in TinyMCE doesn’t work¶
Steve reported #3731, a problem after the weleup1 release: Inserting
templates in TinyMCE doesn’t work anymore. Apache answers to GET
http://hostname/static/tinymce-3.5.11/plugins/template/template.htm with 404.
And indeed, that file doesn’t exist on their site. The reason is that
*.htm was missing in the
MANIFEST.in of Lino. I fixed it
manually by copying all
*.htm from the repository to their static